Luistro also stressed that "hiring of qualified KVTs as of SY 2012-2013 must be hired first" - which means "only if and when all qualified KVTs as of 2012-2013 are hired as KVT shall other qualified applicants be considered for hiring.
Before SDOs can hire a KVT, it must be approved by DepEd under the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Development.
80 series of 2014, has once again announced the "hiring of qualified" KVTs for this SY and released a set of "terms and conditions" that Schools Division Offices (SDOs) should follow.
In an unnumbered DepEd Memorandum dated March 20, 2014, Luistro instructed all DepEd regional directors, school division superintendents, and school heads of public elementary and secondary schools to discontinue hiring new LGU-funded and KVTs.
However, SDOs have been given the "go signal" to hire KVTs as needed after prior approval from DepEd.
The hiring of qualified KVTs, Luistro said, will help public schools to "manage organized kindergarten classes" this school year.
Nick Branica, previously President of Key Voice Technology, will assume an expanded role as President of the new business unit which will consist of the former CCC and KVT.
stated, "Nick was a co-founder of KVT and has done an outstanding job in building KVT into one of the leaders in the voice mail industry.